Joshua White

Joshua White is an artist, director and producer based in New York City. He made his mark as the creator and director of the legendary Joshua Light Show at Bill Graham's Fillmore East in the late 1960s. White went on to design psychedelic light shows for artists such as Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, The Grateful Dead, the Doors, Yayoi Kusama and Country Joe and the Fish, among others. He also created the look for the "Warhol Party" in the film Midnight Cowboy.

In the 1970s, White focused on a career in television, including directing Laurie Anderson's celebrated video for Superman. More recently, White has directed episodes of television programs such as Seinfeld, The Max Headroom Show, Club MTV, and Inside the Actors' Studio.

White returned to creating art installations in the 1990s in collaboration with Michael Smith. A retrospective exhibition documenting White's long collaboration with artist Michael Smith was recently held at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas, and is currently installed at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. White's film Liquid Loops was recently included in the exhibition Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era at the Tate Liverpool and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. White studied Theater at Carnegie Tech (Now Carnegie Mellon University) and Film at the University of Southern California.